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ON DEMANDNetworking for success (2 hrs) – $65

Course Overview:

In this online course, we will learn key tools to improve your professional networking skills including how to find the value in your networking relationships and build your brand. The course also includes a module on networking in a time of social distancing

Learning objectives:

  1. How to build, organize and find the value in your network
  2. Understanding the challenges of networking as an introvert or extrovert
  3. How to be present at a networking event
  4. How to develop your professional brand
  5. How to use LinkedIn effectively to build your brand
  6. How to network in a time of social distancing

2.0 hrs of verifiable CPD (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)

LIVE WEBINARFinding the time (2 hrs)

In this webinar, we will examine your time management style and understand the strengths and weaknesses of that style. We will then introduce researched-based time management tools to help you better organize your time.

ON DEMANDThinking outside of the box (0.5 hr) – $35

Course overview:

Innovation can lead to breakthrough ideas and operational excellence. However, ‘outside the box’ thinking is very challenging for most of us. This course will provide you with researched-based tools and techniques that can be implemented immediately to help encourage innovation individually and within your teams.

Learning objectives:

  1. Understanding what thinking “outside the box” means
  2. Identifying roadblocks to thinking outside the box
  3. Applying a researched based framework – the thinking hats

0.5 hr of verifiable CPD (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)

ON DEMANDMotivation and teamwork (0.5 hr) – $35

Course overview:

Understanding how to create and maintain a motivating environment can be challenging given the differing individual and team incentives involved in completing a project or task. Motivation is a powerful tool and current research shows that it can lead to increased productivity within teams.

This “Daily Show” style course will introduce you to 3 recent research studies that can be used to improve motivation and increase productivity within teams.

Learning objectives:

  1. Exploring the common challenges in leading teams to effective results
  2. Learning and applying practical tools to help motivate teams and improve productivity
  3. Understanding the latest research on motivation and teamwork 

0.5 hr of verifiable CPD (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)

LIVE WEBINARThe Science of being present (2 hrs)

“Being present” refers to your level of engagement with your work, teams and organization.  In this webinar will we introduce you to the science of being present and how it can help these connections.

LIVE WEBINARThe Actor’s Studio: How to be effective on camera for virtual presentations (2 hrs)

Speaking in a front a camera can be as anxiety-producing as talking to a live audience.   We are speaking in front of cameras more than we have are ever done.   In this webinar, we will look at the camera the way an actor approaches a camera.   We will learn techniques that actors use to stay present on camera so that the audience can feel you are talking to them rather than at them.

LIVE WEBINARProject management fundamentals (2 hrs)

Project management fundamentals will provide researched-based tools to help control, manage and complete your projects. This includes:

  • How to work with cross-functional teams
  • The 4 phases of project management
  • Gantt charts
  • Work breakdown structure (WBS)

ON DEMANDProfessional ethics (2 hrs) – $65

Learning objectives:

In this online course, we will examine specific areas of the CPA code of professional conduct (“code”) and use case studies to highlight key learning objectives. This presentation will also introduce a critical thinking methodology that will be applied to an ethical decision-making framework. Finally, we will explore current events relevant to the professional to understand how to apply lessons learned to deepen our ethical decision-making framework.

The learning objectives of this course include:

  1. Understanding how we make decisions using tools such as the Heinz dilemma
  2. Understanding how our organizational culture affects our decision-making process
  3. Applying a critical thinking methodology that will be applied to a relevant case study

The course will also explore current events relevant to the professional to understand how to apply lessons learned to deepen our ethical decision-making framework.

2.0 hrs of verifiable CPD (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)

LIVE WEBINARHow to provide effective feedback and improve employee engagement (2 hrs)

This webinar will introduce the latest research in providing/receiving feedback to discuss how managers can mentor and develop their staff while also improving firm retention of top talent.  This topic will also address how to receive feedback top down to ensure that expectations are clear and that managers feel valued for contributions.


LIVE WEBINARHow the Pandemic is pushing forward Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Blockchain has been described as a transformative technology that will fundamentally change our relationships with third-party intermediaries, including banks, lawyers, and accountants.   Blockchain is most associated with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra.  However, there are many more possible applications for blockchain technology.  The Pandemic is pushing forward blockchain because of it’s potential to solve issues such as detecting Covid-19 hotspots and carriers with the promise of individual data privacy and security.

Blockchain technology has the potential to be a significant disruptor in terms of how business transactions are initiated, authorized and recorded. It has been compared in magnitude to the introduction of the internet. But, what is Blockchain, how does it work and why should we care? We will make blockchain technology understandable and provide you with action steps to help you prepare for this game-changing technology.